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The Major and the Minor (1942)

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Starring (View all)
Ginger Rogers Ginger Rogers
Susan Applegate
Ray Milland Ray Milland
Major Philip Kirby
Rita Johnson Rita Johnson
Pamela Hill
Robert Benchley Robert Benchley
Albert Osborne
Diana Lynn Diana Lynn
Lucy Hill
Edward Fielding Edward Fielding
Colonel Oliver Slater Hill
Frankie Thomas Frankie Thomas
Cadet Osborne
Raymond Roe Raymond Roe
Cadet Anthony Wigton Jr.


Written by
Charles Brackett Charles Brackett
(written by) and
Billy Wilder Billy Wilder
(written by)


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Susu Youโ€™re a Knockout!

10 years, 10 months ago at May 25 0:13
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*** This review contains spoilers ***The Major and the Minor is the film which made me fall in love with Ginger Rogers, turning me into the obsessive fan I am now. Miss Rogers is Susan "Susu" Applegate, who transforms her 30-year-old body into that of a 12-year-old and does so completely convincingly and in my view gives the finest performance of her career. You must have a heart of stone not to f... read more

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11 years, 8 months ago at Aug 17 18:25
2 votes
I've seen quite a-few of Billy Wilder's works but since that was long time ago, I'm seeing them again, as I've forgotten most of it.

The Major & the Minor is an OK movie, nowhere classic in my eyes and I swear, if this film is not a metaphor for sex, then I don't know what is. Our beloved Susu Applegate is suddenly thrown in-between 300 cadets and suddenly everyone wants to jump in... read more
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A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.
Release date: 24 December 1942
Tags: Romance (6), Comedy (5), 1942 (3), B&w (2), Train (2), 1940s (2), Hidden Identity (2), Black & White (1), Screwball (1), Academy (1), Paramount Pictures (1), Talkies (1), DSK (1), Bad Eye (1), Cadets (1)
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